Category Archives: Web author: Special Guests

Autism: Human Social Behavior

A vexing burden for millions of children, adults, and families, an enigma and a challenge to researchers: this is autism as Catherine Lord, Ph.D., described it in Columbia University’s inaugural Brain Insight Lecture, sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and … Continue reading

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Prying Open the Window of Treatment for Acute Stroke

The global burden of stroke is immense and growing, and experts have called for a three-pronged approach encompassing prevention, acute treatment and recovery/rehabilitation to stem the tide.
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braiNY at World Science Festival

Brain fair fun at the World Science Festival, as reported by guest blogger Grace Lindsay.
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World Science Festival: Mapping the Brain

At a recent WSF event, leaders in various fields discussed the big challenges associated with the BRAIN Initiative.
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Can We Undo the Course of Neurodegenerative Disease?

At a Columbia Mind Brain Behavior talk, Ai Yamamoto gives hope to the idea of reversing damage from Huntington’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
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